Beer Terms

Cascade Hops

Very successful and well-established American aroma hop developed by Oregon State University’s breeding program in 1956 from Fuggle and Serebrianker (a Russian variety), but not released for cultivation until 1972. It has a flowery and spicy, citrus-like quality with a slight grapefruit characteristic. One of the “Three Cs” along with Centennial and Columbus. Substitutes: Centennial and Columbus (but they have a higher Alpha Acid content).

Acid Range: 4.5-7%

Commercial Example: Pale Ales, IPAs, Porters

Cascade Hops

Related Posts

Primary Fermentation

Water

Modified/Under-Modified

Lager

Cask

Solvent-like

Punt